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Release Notes for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0)

Contents

System Requirements

Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

Compatibility Information

Related Documentation

New and Changed Requirements and Support—Release 5.4(23.0)

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server

IBM Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes

New Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

Integration with IBM Lotus Sametime Online Meetings

Scheduling Reservationless Meetings Through IBM Lotus Notes

Changed Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

Installation and Upgrade Information

Installing Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 for the First Time

Upgrading to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Problem with Installing Cisco Unified CallManager by Using VNC

Caveats

Open Caveat—Release 5.4(23.0)

Resolved Caveat—Release 5.4(23.0)

Using Bug Toolkit

Obtaining Documentation

Cisco.com

Product Documentation DVD

Ordering Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Cisco Product Security Overview

Reporting Security Problems in Cisco Products

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Cisco Technical Support & Documentation Website

Submitting a Service Request

Definitions of Service Request Severity

Obtaining Additional Publications and Information


Release Notes for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0)


Published July 28, 2006

These release notes contain information on new and changed support, new and changed functionality, limitations and restrictions, and open and resolved caveats for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0).

You can access the latest software upgrades for all versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes on the Cisco Software Center website at http://www.cisco.com/kobayashi/sw-center/sw-voice.shtml.

Contents

System Requirements

Related Documentation

New and Changed Requirements and Support—Release 5.4(23.0)

New Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

Changed Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

Installation and Upgrade Information

Caveats

Obtaining Documentation

Documentation Feedback

Cisco Product Security Overview

Obtaining Technical Assistance

Obtaining Additional Publications and Information

System Requirements

This section contains the following information:

Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

Compatibility Information

Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

System Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 5.4 contains the most current information on Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes requirements. The document is available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

Compatibility Information

For information about the compatibility of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 with other Cisco Unified MeetingPlace components, refer to the "Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Component Compatibility Matrix" section in the "Introducing Cisco Unified MeetingPlace" chapter of the Installation Planning Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Release 5.4 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

Related Documentation

For descriptions and locations of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace documentation on Cisco.com, see the Documentation Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace. The document is shipped with Cisco Unified MeetingPlace and is available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html.

New and Changed Requirements and Support—Release 5.4(23.0)

This section contains information about new and changed requirements and support in the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0) time frame only. Refer to the release notes of the applicable version for information on new and changed support with earlier versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes. Release notes for all versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes are available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_release_notes_list.html.

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server

Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes supports Audio Server Release 5.4.

IBM Lotus Domino and Lotus Notes

Domino 7.0(x) is supported with Notes version 7.0(1).

In addition, Notes versions 6.53 and 6.55 are supported (with Domino 6.5x).

For the most current list of all supported Domino and Notes versions—including versions qualified since the release of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes version 5.4(23.0)—refer to the "Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes 5.4" section of System Requirements for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.

New Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

This section contains information about new functionality for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0) only. Refer to the release notes of the applicable version for information on new functionality in earlier versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes. Release notes for all versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes are available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_release_notes_list.html.

Integration with IBM Lotus Sametime Online Meetings

Administrators can select the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing application to be used with meetings scheduled on the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Audio Server—either IBM Lotus Sametime Online Meetings or Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing.

The IBM Lotus Notes scheduling interface is similar for either type of web conferencing; however, if IBM Lotus Sametime Online Meetings are chosen, some fields that are specific to Web Conferencing (such as Publicly Listed Meeting and Allow Internet Access) are not displayed.

Scheduling Reservationless Meetings Through IBM Lotus Notes

Users can schedule a meeting with their preassigned reservationless meeting ID (equal to the profile number of the user) by using the Lotus Notes client.

Changed Functionality—Release 5.4(23.0)

There is no changed functionality for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0).

Refer to the release notes of the applicable version for information on changed functionality in earlier versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes. Release notes for all versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes are available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_release_notes_list.html.

Installation and Upgrade Information

Installing or upgrading to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes by using Microsoft Windows Terminal Services is not supported.

This section contains the following information:

Installing Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 for the First Time

Upgrading to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Installing Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 for the First Time

For instructions on installingCisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes, refer to the "Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Installation and Configuration" chapter of the Administration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes Release 5.4 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_maintenance_guides_list.html.

Upgrading to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4

For instructions on upgrading Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes, refer to the "Upgrading Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes" appendix of the Administration Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for IBM Lotus Notes Release 5.4 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_maintenance_guides_list.html.

Note the following considerations:

Upgrading a legacy system to Release 5.4 requires a legacy third-party Windows server with system specifications comparable to Cisco MCS specifications required for the same deployment. For information on Cisco MCS specifications, go to http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/voiceapp/ps378/index.html.

Mixed-template environments are not supported; all users must be on the same Domino server and template environment.

You must upgrade the integration server machine to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.4 before the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes upgrade. (Refer to the "Upgrading to Web Conferencing Release 5.4" chapter of the Installation and Upgrade Guide for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Web Conferencing Release 5.4 at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_installation_guides_list.html.)

Installation and Upgrade Notes

Problem with Installing Cisco Unified CallManager by Using VNC

There is a known problem installing Cisco Unified CallManager remotely by using VNC on a server running IBM Director versions 4.11 and later. This problem affects initial installations and upgrades of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 when you are installing on an IBM MCS-7835I.

To avoid this problem, we strongly recommend that you do not use VNC to initially install or upgrade to Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4 on an IBM MCS-7835I.

For additional information, refer to caveat CSCsa39488 in Bug Toolkit (see the "Using Bug Toolkit" section).

Caveats

This section lists Severity 1, 2, and 3 caveats.

You can find the latest caveat information for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes version 5.4(23.0)—in addition to caveats of any severity for any release—by using Bug Toolkit, an online tool available for customers to query defects according to their own needs. Bug Toolkit is available at http://www.cisco.com/pcgi-bin/Support/Bugtool/launch_bugtool.pl. For information on using Bug Toolkit, see the "Using Bug Toolkit" section.


Note To access Bug Toolkit, you must be logged on to Cisco.com as a registered user.


This section contains caveat information for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0) only. Refer to the release notes of the applicable version for caveat information for earlier versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes. Release notes for all versions of Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes are available at http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/ps5664/ps5669/prod_release_notes_list.html.

Open Caveat—Release 5.4(23.0)

Click the link in the Caveat Number column to view the latest information on the caveat in Bug Toolkit.

Table 1 Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0) Open Caveats 

Caveat Number
Severity
Component
Description

CSCse80236

3

notes

Recurring meeting placed on wrong day on invitee's calendar


Resolved Caveat—Release 5.4(23.0)

Click the link in the Caveat Number column to view the latest information on the caveat in Bug Toolkit.

Table 2 Cisco Unified MeetingPlace for Lotus Notes Release 5.4(23.0) Resolved Caveats 

Caveat Number
Severity
Component
Description

CSCse57334

3

notes

No default option selected for MP


Using Bug Toolkit

To access Bug Toolkit, you need an Internet connection, web browser, and Cisco.com user ID and password. For more detailed information on Bug Toolkit, click Help in any Bug Toolkit window.

To Use Bug Toolkit


Step 1 Open your web browser and go to http://www.cisco.com/cgi.

Step 2 Click the Launch Bug Toolkit link.

Step 3 To look for information about a specific caveat, enter the ID number in the Enter Known Bug ID field.

To view all caveats for a Cisco Unified MeetingPlace component, go to the "Search for Bugs in Other Cisco Software and Hardware Products" section, and enter meetingplace in the Product Name field.

Step 4 Click Next. The Cisco Unified MeetingPlace search window displays.

Step 5 Choose the filters to query for caveats. You can choose any or all of the available options:

a. Choose the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace version:

Choose the major version for the major releases (such as 5.3 or 5.4). A major release contains significant new features, enhancements, architectural changes, and/or defect fixes.

Choose the revision for more specific information. A revision (maintenance) release primarily contains defect fixes to address specific problems, but it may also include new features and/or enhancements.

b. Choose the Features or Components to query; make your selection from the Available list and click Add to place your selection in the Limit Search To list.

To query for all Cisco Unified MeetingPlace caveats for a specified release, choose All Features in the left window pane.


Note The default value specifies All Features and includes all of the items in the left window pane.


c. Enter keywords to search for a caveat title and description, if applicable.


Note To make queries less specific, use the All wildcard for the major version/revision, features/components, and keyword options.


d. Choose the Set Advanced Options, including the following items:

Bug Severity Level—The default specifies 1-3.

Bug Status Group—Check the Fixed check box for resolved caveats.

Release Note Enclosure—The default specifies Valid Release Note Enclosure.

e. Click Next. Bug Toolkit returns a list of caveats on the basis of your query.

You can modify your results by submitting another query and using different criteria. Or you can save your query for future use.


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